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Spider-Man gets free DLC suit, internet man-babies claim victory

Spider-Man today received a new DLC suit patterned on Sam Raimi’s trilogy of Spider-Man films, Insomniac Games confirmed. The gift to players has been claimed as a victory for an incredibly vocal minority who relentlessly whinged across social media.

A select few across Twitter and other social media have been demanding the Raimi suit for months now, and have asserted today’s free gift was a last-minute response to the request. Insomniac’s James Stevenson has knocked this idea back, confirming that the suit has been in development for months.

At any rate, maybe the man-babies will quiet down a bit now that they have their way. Enjoy this tweet where level-minded users take a dig at the courageous souls who decided to scream at a publisher until they got their DLC suit.

At any rate, the free suit is part of a new patch, with full details as follows (via Reddit):

New Features

  • Added the Webbed Suit. Happy Holidays!

Fixes & Updates

  • Addressed various additional issues in “Silver Lining” DLC pack.

New Features

  • Added support for “The City That Never Sleeps – Silver Lining” story pack.
  • Added “Friendly Neighborhood” Difficulty Mode.
  • Added support for creating a New Game+ save from a New Game+ save.
  • Added new frames and stickers to Photo Mode.
  • Added 3 new filters to Photo Mode (8bit, EGA, and Retro).

Fixes & Updates

  • Addressed an issue where the “A Bit of a Fixer-Upper” Trophy is not awarded after completing all puzzles.
  • Addressed an issue where MJ’s initial dialogue in “The Heist” DLC may not play.
  • Addressed an issue where some lines of dialogue would be delayed in “Turf Wars” DLC pack.
  • Addressed various additional issues.

Good on you, Insomniac. We appreciate the effort.

Spider-Man is available now on PS4.



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